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5 Tips Landlords Must Know Before Wrapping-Up Seasonal Rentals

Andrew M. Lieb | Posted 09.03.2014 | HuffPost Home
Andrew M. Lieb

Just because the term of the lease is over does not mean that the landlord automatically gets their seasonal rental property back. In many States, the tenant must surrender possession of the property prior to the landlord retaking possession.

4 Things to Know Before Suing Your Landlord

realtor.com | Posted 08.20.2014 | HuffPost Home
realtor.com

The amount you're suing for will determine which court you'll go to, but in most cases you'll wind up in small claims court. Rules and compensation limits for small claims court vary by state, so ask your small claims clerk about local fees and rules.

A Legal Checklist: 5 Considerations for the Modern Landlord

Lisa Honey | Posted 08.13.2014 | Small Business
Lisa Honey

It's not easy finding the perfect balance between profit and the best match, but it's crucial to take the time to make the right choice for the good of your property.

Legally Distinguishing Trespassers, Licensees, and Squatters

Brad Reid | Posted 07.23.2014 | Business
Brad Reid

Social protest movements and non-political individuals may occupy property without the landowner's consent or continue an allowed occupancy beyond the...

Secrets to a Successful Summer Rental

Andrew M. Lieb | Posted 09.16.2014 | Travel
Andrew M. Lieb

With the prime summer rental month of August fast approaching, here are some areas that every summer rental landlord and tenant should consider.

Rental Property Investors Aren't All the Same

Dean Graziosi | Posted 09.14.2014 | Small Business
Dean Graziosi

People may put up with a lot when it comes to incidental purchases or non-essential investments. However, when it comes to their homes, people are far less tolerant of sub-standard conditions and service.

Who's Winning: You Or The City? Take This Quiz To Find Out.

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.19.2014 | Business

City living ain't easy. You watch a few episodes of "Sex and The City" or "New Girl," and the next thing you know you're living in a tiny apartment...

Landlord From Hell Tries To Collect Rent With Chainsaw

Reuters | Posted 06.02.2014 | Business

BERLIN (Reuters) - A landlord demanding rent arrears threatened tenants and German police with a whirring chainsaw, a police spokesman said on Wednesd...

The Wolf at Your Door: What Every New Landlord Should Know Before Renting!

Laura Wellington | Posted 05.03.2014 | HuffPost Home
Laura Wellington

I assure you, as stressful as selling a home might be, it cannot compare to the amount of stress you will endure in renting your home to a bad tenant. Just ask any landlord that has been through the situation.

3 Simple Landlording Mistakes Costing You Big Money

Brandon Turner | Posted 04.14.2014 | Business
Brandon Turner

No one likes to lose money. However, if you are a landlord you are probably losing real money every single month and you don't even know it. Or maybe you do know it, and are just ignoring it, hoping no one reminds you (sorry!)

Three Simple Landlord 'Mistakes' That Could Send You to Prison

Brandon Turner | Posted 02.15.2014 | Business
Brandon Turner

Do you look good in orange? How about an orange one-piece jumpsuit? I recently watched the entire series of Orange is the New Black on Netflix, and ...

Your Landlord Probably Hates You... Here's Why

Brandon Turner | Posted 02.09.2014 | Money
Brandon Turner

I've been a landlord for seven years and have had dozens of tenants that I simply can't stand. They irritate me, cost me a lot of money, and make my life a stressful nightmare. Now, I know you think that you aren't one of "those" tenant, but how sure are you?

5 Easy Tips for Being a Successful Landlord

Brandon Turner | Posted 01.29.2014 | Business
Brandon Turner

It's someone who actually looks forward to the beginning of the month when the rent checks start coming in. It's someone who runs a tight ship with systems that can handle the big waves that are bound to come.

Landlord Spies On Tenants During 'Bedroom Activities' In Luxury Summer House: Lawsuit

Posted 10.19.2012 | Crime

Most over-involved landlords don't hold a candle to this guy. Donald Torr, the landlord of a swanky East Hampton, N.Y. summer rental, set up spy ca...

You'll Never Guess Why This Man May Be Facing Eviction

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 03.16.2012 | Business

The reason a New Haven, Connecticut man faces eviction has nothing to do with payments. Instead, 25-year-old Joey Dibenedetto, who weighs around 6...

Nick And Jess' Threesome With The Landlord On 'New Girl'

Posted 04.08.2012 | TV

After the latest problem with the apartment was "Nick-fixed," Jess wanted to get the landlord involved on "New Girl" (Tue., 9 p.m. EST on Fox). After ...

Four Ways to Get Out of Your Lease, Part 2

Jim Thomas | Posted 03.27.2012 | Denver
Jim Thomas

Maybe the landlord will agree to take some or all your space back. Maybe the Mayans are right and the world will end on December 21, 2012 this year, so why worry about your lease?

Four Ways to Get Out of Your Lease: Part 1

Jim Thomas | Posted 03.25.2012 | Denver
Jim Thomas

That your business is suffering, or rent is lower across the street, is generally of no concern to your landlord. If your business is viable, any change in your lease has to present some upside to both landlord and lender.

As Demand For Rentals Rises, 2012 Will Be 'The Year Of The Landlord'

Posted 12.27.2011 | Business

(MARGARET CHADBOURN, Reuters) - Brian Keith is busier than ever as the architecture firm he works for rushes to wrap up work on a 300-unit apartme...

Worst Job In The World: Andy Warhol's Landlord

Posted 10.19.2011 | Home

Letters of Note has a real find up, from the book "The Velvet Underground: New York Art." It's a letter from the realtors who managed Andy Warhol's bu...

Astoria Characters: The Little Guy Who Made It Big

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Agatino "Tony" Manganaro, who came to New York from Sicily with a pregnant wife and only $25 in his pocket, didn't get where he is by resting. He worked -- his brawn and his brains.

Astoria Characters: The Super-Human Handyman

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Sead Cerovic, aka Cera the Bull, is a big guy. His 6-foot-2 frame stands on 240 pounds of monumental muscle.

Will Barnes And Noble Closings Leave Landlords In The Cold?

startribune.com | DON JACOBSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As a "bricks-and-mortar" business in a bookselling world that's rapidly adopting digital downloads, fears are creeping in that a new Barnes & Noble ow...

Columbia Students Investigate SHOCKING Landlord Abuses

The Brooklyn Ink, The Bronx Ink | Laura Kusisto, Clare O'Connor, Thorsten Schier, Selam Berhe, Sonia Dasgupta, Dan Fastenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Produced in collaboration with The Brooklyn Ink and The Bronx Ink at the Columbia Journalism School. After 18 months of rehabilitation for a broken h...

FDIC, Reluctant Landlord, Owns $1.8 Billion In Real Estate

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Sheila Bair, de facto real estate magnate? As the mortgage market imploded over the past few years, the head of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corpor...